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The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra-based quartet playing 1930s Parisian “hot club” jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Bruce Rose and Sverre Molland on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Steve Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP plays hot string swing jazz that will bring a smile to your dial and get your hands clapping while your feet tapping. The band plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as festivals, private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.

Music

Demo Sessions 2019

The Gypsy Jazz Project

Recorded at the School of Music, Australian National University. There are a few rough edges here and there but the spirit is there.

Produced by Craig Greening.
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Previous events

Join us for an afternoon of hot club jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt when the Cameron Jones Trio (Sydney) teams up with Canberra-locals, The Gypsy Jazz Project, for a double-header of elegant stringswing.

The Gypsy Jazz Project (ACT) The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra based quartet playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Sverre Molland and Bruce Rose on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Stephen Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP will bring a smile to your dial and get hands clapping and your feet tapping. The GJP plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.

Cameron Jones Trio (NSW) Cameron Jones is musician who draws inspiration from the driving rhythms and melodic honesty of the acoustic gypsy jazz guitar. He performs regularly with prominent Sydney bands, The Spyglass Gypsies and Gadjo Guitars. Jones is also the Creative Director of the Brisbane based OzManouche Festival. Australia's only festival dedicated to gypsy jazz. For this performance Jones will be featuring material, The Waterfall Way his first album under his own name. The album draws its repertoire and inspiration from his travels to France and The Netherlands over 5 years where he was able to explore the very source of gypsy jazz music.

$20/$15

The Gypsy Jazz Project @Amici Bar

Amici Bar, 59 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

After a relaxing summer break, we have pulled together our most swinging tunes and are delighted to share them with you at Amici Bar!

Every Sunday from 2pm, Amici will be pouring the vino and shaking up the cocktails as part of its ~Tipsy Sundaze~ sessions, for an afternoon of chilled live music.

Combining the evocative melodies of Eastern European folksong, and the driving rhythmic swing of jazz, the music of the Gypsy Jazz Project takes its inspiration from the Jazz Manouche tradition of Django Reinhardt. An equally fine accompaniment to dancing, a meal or drinks, the GJP will bring the spice that will get you feet moving. The GJP are Sverre Molland & Bruce Rose (guitars), Steve Rouch (clarinet/Vox) and Anthony Irving (double bass).

Thursdays @Amici with The Gypsy Jazz Project

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Amici Bar, 59 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Say hello to Thursdays at Amici 😍 They will be pouring the vino, shaking up the cocktails and serving up your favourite cheese and charcuterie platters at their brand new 'Twilight Sessions'. 🍷 Whether you're on a date, catching up with friends, or out with the family - an evening of chilled live music is here to get your night started! 🎶

-The Details- ∙ Thursday 16 Dec, from 6.30pm ∙ Bookings recommended, walk-ins welcome ∙ No cover charge

∙ The music: Combining the evocative melodies of Eastern European folksong, and the driving rhythmic swing of jazz, the music of the Gypsy Jazz Project takes its inspiration from the Jazz Manouche tradition of Django Reinhardt. An equally fine accompaniment to dancing, a meal or drinks, the GJP will bring the spice that will get your feet moving. The GJP are Sverre Molland & Bruce Rose (guitars), Steve Rouch (clarinet/Vox) and Anthony Irving (double bass).

Tipsy Sundaze at Amici Bar with The Gypsy Jazz Project

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Amici Bar, 59 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

After some time in hibernation, we have pulled together our most swinging tunes and are delighted to share them with you at Amici Bar!

Please join us on Sunday 7 Nov from 2pm, where Amici will be pouring the vino and shaking up the cocktails as part of its ~Tipsy Sundaze~ sessions, for an afternoon of chilled live music. Booking with the venue is not essential but highly encouraged.

Combining the evocative melodies of Eastern European folksong, and the driving rhythmic swing of jazz, the music of the Gypsy Jazz Project takes its inspiration from the Jazz Manouche tradition of Django Reinhardt. An equally fine accompaniment to dancing, a meal or drinks, the GJP will bring the spice that will get you feet moving. The GJP are Sverre Molland & Bruce Rose (guitars), Steve Rouch (clarinet/Vox) and Anthony Irving (double bass).

The Gypsy Jazz Project

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Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga Street, Civic ACT 2601, Canberra

Join us for a night of hot club jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt when Canberra-locals, The Gypsy Jazz Project, join us for an evening of elegant French-inspired string swing.

The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra based quartet playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Sverre Molland and Bruce Rose on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Stephen Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP will bring a smile to your dial and get hands clapping and your feet tapping. The GJP plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.

$20/$15

Join us for an afternoon of hot club jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt when Canberra-locals, The Gypsy Jazz Project perform with special guest, Cameron Jones (SYD) for an evening of elegant French-inspired string swing.

The Gypsy Jazz Project (ACT) The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra based quartet playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Sverre Molland and Bruce Rose on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Stephen Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP will bring a smile to your dial and get hands clapping and your feet tapping. The GJP plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.

Cameron Jones (NSW) Cameron Jones is a musician who draws inspiration from the driving rhythms and melodic honesty of the acoustic gypsy jazz guitar. He performs regularly with prominent Sydney bands, The Spyglass Gypsies and Gadjo Guitars. Jones is also the Creative Director of the Brisbane based OzManouche Festival. Australia's only festival dedicated to gypsy jazz.

Tipsy Sundaze

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Amici Bar, 59 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City 2601, Canberra

A Sunday sesh isn't complete without a little vino and some live music. Come down to Amici bar where you can indulge in spritz, wines, cocktails, your favorite cheese and charcuterie platters for a Tipsy Sundaze, whilst we accompany you with sweet hot club swing tunes.

Free entry but bookings essential: https://amici.bar/event/tipsy-sundaze/

Feb20

The Gypsy Jazz Project & Cameron Jones Trio

Yass Bar, 81 Comur Street, Yass

Join us for a night of hot club jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt when the Cameron Jones Trio (Sydney) teams up with Canberra-based, The Gypsy Jazz Project, for a double-header of elegant stringswing.

The Gypsy Jazz Project (ACT)

The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra based quartet playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Sverre Molland and Bruce Rose on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Stephen Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP will bring a smile to your dial and get hands clapping and your feet tapping. The GJP plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.

Cameron Jones Trio (NSW)

Cameron Jones is musician who draws inspiration from the driving rhythms and melodic honesty of the acoustic gypsy jazz guitar. He performs regularly with prominent Sydney bands, The Spyglass Gypsies and Gadjo Guitars. Jones is also the Creative Director of the Brisbane based OzManouche Festival. Australia's only festival dedicated to gypsy jazz.

For this performance Jones will be featuring material, The Waterfall Way his first album under his own name. The album draws its repertoire and inspiration from his travels to France and The Netherlands over a period of 5 years where he was able to explore the very source of gypsy jazz music.

Free entry.

Join us for a night of hot club jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt when the Cameron Jones Trio (Sydney) teams up with Canberra-locals, The Gypsy Jazz Project, for a double-header of elegant stringswing.

The Gypsy Jazz Project (ACT)

The Gypsy Jazz Project (GJP) is a Canberra based quartet playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. Featuring Sverre Molland and Bruce Rose on guitars, Anthony Irving on double bass and Stephen Rouch on clarinet and vocals, the GJP will bring a smile to your dial and get hands clapping and your feet tapping. The GJP plays regularly at jazz venues in Canberra and neighbouring regions, as well as private functions, weddings, vineyards and cocktail parties.

Cameron Jones Trio (NSW)

Cameron Jones is musician who draws inspiration from the driving rhythms and melodic honesty of the acoustic gypsy jazz guitar. He performs regularly with prominent Sydney bands, The Spyglass Gypsies and Gadjo Guitars. Jones is also the Creative Director of the Brisbane based OzManouche Festival. Australia's only festival dedicated to gypsy jazz.

For this performance Jones will be featuring material, The Waterfall Way his first album under his own name. The album draws its repertoire and inspiration from his travels to France and The Netherlands over a period of 5 years where he was able to explore the very source of gypsy jazz music.

20 AUD

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